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Rev. Dr. Ranzer A. Thomas, Sr.

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Pastor Ranzer A. Thomas, Sr., is the Senior and Founding Pastor of New Generation Missionary Baptist Church located in the city of Opa Locka, Florida.  Born February 15, 1964, he is the second of three children entrusted by God to the union of his mother, Lovenia Thomas and father,

the late William A. Thomas.

Pastor Thomas is a 1982 Graduate with Honors from Miami Northwestern Senior High School. He attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance.  He continued his studies at Trinity University in Miami, FL where he earned a Master of Arts in Religion.  In 2018, Pastor Thomas earned his Doctorate of Ministry in Pastoral Leadership from Andersonville Theological Seminary.  Under the Pastoral

leadership of the late Rev. Arthur Jackson, Jr. of New Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor Ranzer A. Thomas, Sr. preached his initial sermon on June 12,1989.


Pastor Thomas is a God-fearing, humble man. Through his obedience to God, the New Generation Missionary Baptist Church Family has experienced many blessings. Pastor Thomas is a highly sought after speaker for conferences in the areas of Leadership and Stewardship. He is a past President of the Baptist Ministers Council of Greater Miami & Vicinity, Inc., served as Chaplain of the Everglades High School football team in 2012 and has received numerous awards for excellence in Preaching, Pastoral Leadership, Christian Education and Community Service. Astute in business affairs, Pastor Thomas is also a licensed Real Estate Agent. 


Married to Rev. Rhonda Michelle Walker-Thomas for over twenty five years, they have two wonderful children, Roquonda and Ranzer Jr. who both earned Bachelor of Science degrees at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in Tallahassee, Florida.


One of Pastor's favorite Bible verses is Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart and lean not unto thine own understanding.  In all thy ways acknowledge him and he shall direct thy paths.”  The Rev. Dr. Ranzer A. Thomas, Sr. is an anointed servant of God who is excited about fulfilling the Kingdom Building initiative in this present age!

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